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Plain bearing

Double protection against excessive dirt – felt seals are designed for iglidur plain bearings

Published on: 24/11/2020

New felt seals have been designed and manufactured by igus to protect iglidur plain bearings from the adverse effects when running in excessive amounts of sand, dirt, and abrasive dust. The global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings,which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed this additional method of protection specifically […]

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The need for speed – blue FDA compliant knife edge rollers from igus

Published on: 29/10/2020

Rollers made of a new iglidur A250 high-performance polymer, enable faster conveyor belt speeds Motion plastics expert igus have designed and manufactured a new high-performance polymer ideally suited for the growing demands of the food production sector. The new iglidur A250 tribo-polymer, designed and manufactured by igus, whose UK headquarters are in Northampton, is the […]

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Video of the week-iglidur® e coating for automotive hinges.

Published on: 13/08/2020

13th August, 2020 The automotive industry is notoriously difficult to satisfy, especially with such high standards in every area of production. Utilising igus® products within the car’s design, not only reduces weight and noise but is also more cost-effective than their metal counterparts. In this week’s video of the week, examples of iglidur® products are […]

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Virtual-Exhibition

igus opens virtual trade show 2020 to introduce more than 100 motion plastics innovations

Published on: 19/05/2020

19th May, 2020 In its virtual trade show, igus presents more than 100 plastic innovations and product range additions from all areas of motion plastics. Around 400 square metres in size, the real stand is now open to online visitors and follows the theme ‘Cost down, Life up. It’s our job’. The trade show is […]

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Video of the Week – the 2020 new products from igus

Published on: 04/05/2020

1st May, 2020 Tech up, Cost down: we will always give you at least one of these. This is our job and for many years has been our promise to you. The immense challenges of this year have spurred us on to even greater efforts. During this uncertain time of change, exhibitions have been cancelled.  […]

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Video of the Week – Why choose igus’ motion plastics for medical applications?

Published on: 24/04/2020

Whether in handling applications or in laboratory equipment, where there is movement, energy chains are widely used to protect and guide cables and hoses. In the medical industry, however, higher demands are placed on the components, which must all run very smoothly and quietly, be cleanroom-compatible, media-resistant and corrosion-free and of hygienic design. In this […]

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Hard on the outside, smart on the inside: igus develops intelligent plain bearing

Published on: 15/04/2020

17th March, 2020 igus has developed an intelligent bearing that warns of specific wear level, enabling machine and equipment operators to plan maintenance, repairs or part replacement in advance. Called smart iglidur, the intelligent plain bearing was developed for difficult-to-access bearing points and for applications where no regular maintenance intervals have been planned. Defects are […]

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Clean, safe, detectable: new igus tribo polymers for food contact

Published on: 15/04/2020

18th February, 2020 Media resistance, lubrication-free and corrosion-free: these are the requirements machine components in the food industry must meet. igus has developed two new materials for its plain and spherical bearings: the iglidur FC180 and igumid FC. Both materials comply with FDA and EU10/2011 regulations and are therefore ideal for use in the food […]

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igus plain bearings help adaptive skier find the fast lane

Published on: 15/04/2020

21st November, 2019 Like every competitive athlete, Christopher Young stays acutely attuned to his equipment. Whether it is motorsport, cycling, skiing or any other event where equipment plays an important role in performance, athletes can feel instantly when their equipment is working properly… and when it is not. In Young’s case, however, the margin for […]

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How igus makes automated guided vehicles more fail-safe

Published on: 15/04/2020

17th November, 2019 The use of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in factories and warehouses is booming. They work around the clock, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For AGV manufacturers, achieving maximum uptime is a challenge, which can be overcome by using reliable and maintenance-free components. “iglidur tribopolymer bearings, which are used in […]

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